Sunday 17 December 2017

Bring out your dead – in tasty, bite-sized bits

Moved and horrified: Viggo Mortensen in The Road
Moved and horrified: Viggo Mortensen in The Road
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

And there was you thinking that we were all going to die as a result of climate change. Listen to some of the loudest Chicken Lickens and you'd be forgiven for thinking that if we don't buy some of those stupid light bulbs and promise to only use our car in dire emergencies (such as when the new light bulbs burn out), then we shall soon be up our gills, splashing around Grafton Street in melted glacier water.

But it looks like won't have to worry about it now that another, even more terrifying prospect is on the horizon.

Controversial American scientist Paul Ehrlich, who caused ructions more than four decades ago with his now debunked tome, The Population Bomb, has come up with a grisly, grim future for all of us – cannibalism.

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